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Sports

  • FIFA bans former 2018-2022 WCup inspector for 7 years

    The official chosen by FIFA to inspect 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting candidates was banned from soccer for seven years on Monday for breaking ethics rules.

  • Sorrell: Friction in Formula 1 can help lift the sport

    Friction in Formula One and ongoing negativity has created instability that affects companies pumping money into the sport, according to a director of the motorsport series.

  • A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

    Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus — older, taller, stronger — who usually beat Serena.

  • Senayan Lions, TKCC Royals qualify for JCA T20 finals

    The top four teams of this year’s Jakarta Cricket Association (JCA) T20 season battled it out on Sunday at the GMIS grounds, which hosted the semifinals.

  • South Africa No. 8 Vermeulen an injury doubt for World Cup

    South Africa No. 8 Duane Vermeulen may miss the World Cup because of a neck injury in what would be a major blow to the Springboks' title hopes.

  • English FA apology for tweet about Women's World Cup team

    The English Football Association apologized for a tweet it subsequently deleted about its Women's World Cup team which prompted criticism across social media on Monday.

  • We are the champions

    The United States Women's National Team celebrates with the trophy as confetti falls after they beat Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Sunday. (AP/Elaine Thompson)

  • Danny Lee wins Greenbrier Classic in 4-man playoff

    Danny Lee parred the second hole of a four-man playoff to win The Greenbrier Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory.

  • Rain helps Hamilton win thrilling British GP, extend F1 lead

    Rain soaked Silverstone and water then filled Lewis Hamilton's eyes.

  • FIFA executive Issa Hayatou to present World Cup trophy

    FIFA confirms that Senior Vice President Issa Hayatou will present the championship trophy at the Women's World Cup.

  • Blatter: French, German presidents tried influence WCup vote

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a Sunday newspaper interview that French and German presidents applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively.

  • England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd

    Days after a gut-wrenching loss, England finished its deepest run in the Women's World Cup with an uplifting victory.

  • Golf: Duo shares Greenbrier lead, Woods in contention

    Tiger Woods made it safely to the weekend at the Greenbrier Classic, where Venezuela's Jhonattan Vegas fired a five-under-par 65 to join Scott Langley atop the leaderboard on Friday.

  • 2 points from loss, Serena wins at Wimbledon; Venus next

    Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.

  • Copa America: Argentina, Chile trying to end title drought

    Not just the Copa America will end when Argentina and Chile meet in the final on Saturday.

  • Decline and fall as Nadal crashes to new Wimbledon low

    Rafael Nadal's career tailspin accelerated Thursday when dreadlocked German Dustin Brown condemned him to a fourth successive Wimbledon humiliation.

  • Putting it briefly: Ramadhan Cup to kick off Saturday

    The two-day rapid chess tournament, the So Nice Ramadhan Cup, will begin on Saturday at Wisma Menpora, Senayan, Central Jakarta, with the prizes on offer increasing in attractiveness.

  • Tiger Woods shoots 4-under 66 at Greenbrier Classic

    For a change, Tiger Woods got off to a good start.

  • Wimbledon Lookahead: 1 win apiece sets up all-Williams match

    In 2009, Serena and Venus Williams played against each other for the fourth time in a span of eight Wimbledon finals.

  • World Cup field puts haves and have-nots on display

    One of the benefits of an expanded field of 24 teams at the Women's World Cup this year was that there were lots of fresh faces playing in Canada, teams like Ivory Coast, Ecuador and Cameroon.